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International Tool Catalog Library

The International Tool Catalog Library includes manufacturer's and dealer's catalogs and related literature of tools of all trades. The emphasis is on hand tools, portable power tools, and tool-making. It also includes machinery from industries that may not be well-represented on other websites.

The collection is a resource for tool collectors, tool sellers, historians, teachers, and descendants of tool manufacturer's owners and employees. The majority of items are in the public domain, and others may be subject to US and international copyright laws. Those are included for reference and advertising purposes. 

To search for a specific tool, use the box Search this Collection and select Text contents.

To search by country, choose Topics & Subjects and select tool catalogue (English), Canadian tool catalogue, catalogue d'outils (French), Werkzeugkatalog (German), Schweizer Werkzeugkatalog and catalogue d'outils suisse (Swiss) and so forth. Export catalogs in another language will be listed under the home country. Selecting tool catalog will get American catalogs and all others.

The oldest general tool catalog is 1823, John Walker's General List of Prices of Hardware, Saddlery, Plated and Japanned Wares, Cutlery, &c. The oldest are 1767 and 1769, A Short Description and List, with the Prices of the Instruments of Husbandry, Made in the Factory... by Mr. John Wynn Baker.

The Library welcomes donations or loans of paper catalogs, scanned images, or pdf files. We greatly appreciate the donations received to date. Particular needs include:
  • Axe, vise, and catalogs from all countries
  • 1970s-1980s German and Japanese hand and power tool catalogs
  • Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian hand tool catalogs
Contact wvamark21@gmail.com. Member of Mid-West Tool Collectors Association. For Twitter updates on new catalogs, follow twitter.com/Wvamark #InternationalToolCatalogLibrary To see non-tool catalogs and other items that I have uploaded, see my most recent uploads and look for Community Texts.

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measuring tools
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levels
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drafting tools
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drawing instruments
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tool catalog
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woodworking tools
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automotive tools
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wrenches
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machinist's tools
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stanley rule & level co.
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stanley tools division
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brown & sharpe manufacturing co.
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lufkin rule co.
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keuffel & esser co.
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l.s. starrett co.
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International Tool Catalog Library
by Goodell-Pratt Co.
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405 p., illus., 13.8 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, drills, screwdrivers, vises, levels, bit braces
International Tool Catalog Library
by Brown & Sharpe Manufacturing Co.
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426 p., illus., 16.4 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, machinist's tools, measuring tools
International Tool Catalog Library
by Stanley Tools Division
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228 p., illus., 17.7 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, carpentry tools, woodworking tools, planes, levels, hammers
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148 p., illus., 19.9 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, measuring tools, machinist's tools
58 p., illus., 27.3 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalogue, tool catalog, measuring tools, levels
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462 p., illus., 28.7 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, hardware store catalog, axes, hatchets, hammers, hand saws, saws, woodworking tools,...
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24 p., illus., 27.8 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, machinist's tools, carpentry tools, measuring tools
1058 p., illus., 32.4 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, hardware store catalog, machinist's tools, measuring tools, boilermaker's tools,...
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175 p., illus., 28.2 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalogue, tool catalog, hardware store catalog, planes, woodworking tools, levels, measuring...
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100 p., illus, 29.7 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalogue, tool catalog, joiner's tools, builder's tools, woodworking tools, hand saws, saws,...
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598 p., illus., 21.8 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, drafting tools, drawing instruments, measuring tools, surveying instruments, slide...
International Tool Catalog Library
by Disston Division H. K. Porter Co. Inc.
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36 p., illus, 27.8 cm., trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, saws, hand saws, power tools, measuring tools
178 p., illus., 18.1 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, measuring tools, machinist's tools
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362 p., illus., 52.9 cm (image size), trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, hardware store catalog, woodworking tools, wood chisels, auger bits, bit braces,...
1024 p., illus., 27.9 cm, trade catalog
Topics: Canadian tool catalogue, tool catalog, hardware store catalog, knives, scissors, razors, cutlery,...
International Tool Catalog Library
by Brown & Sharpe Manufacturing Co.
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100 p., illus., 26.8 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, machinist's tools, measuring tools
International Tool Catalog Library
by Warren Tool Corp.
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32 p., illus., 27.9 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, agricultural tools, blacksmithing tools, vises, levels, clamps, Columbian, railroad...
International Tool Catalog Library
by Stanley Tools Division
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60 p., illus., 26.8 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, measuring tools, levels, planes, woodworking tools, carpentry tools, bit braces,...
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172 p., illus., 18.4 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, measuring tools, machinist's tools
International Tool Catalog Library
by Stanley Rule & Level Co.
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149 p., illus., 18.7 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, carpentry tools, woodworking tools, planes, levels, measuring tools, drills, hammers
International Tool Catalog Library
by Lufkin Rule Co.
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24 p., illus, 18.6 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, measuring tools
32 p., illus., 27.8 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, woodworking tools, planes, drills, saws, hammers, levels
International Tool Catalog Library
by Warren Tool Corp.
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40 p., illus., 27.9 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, agricultural tools, blacksmithing tools, railroad tools, vises, levels, clamps,...
51 p., illus., 21.6 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, drafting tools, drawing instruments, slide rules
56 p., illus., 14.1 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, machinist's tools, measuring tools, levels, marking tools
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440 p., illus, 24.4 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, hardware store catalog, builder's hardware, knives, butcher's tools, cutlery, levels,...
76 p., illus., 24.7 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, carpentry tools, woodworking tools, planes, levels, hammers, blacksmithing tools,...
194 p., illus., 20.3 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, machinist's tools, measuring tools
International Tool Catalog Library
by Lufkin Rule Co.
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300 p., illus., 19.3 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, measuring tools, machinist's tools
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749 p., illus., 21.3 cm, trade catalog
Topics: Canadian tool catalogue, tool catalog, builder's hardware, saws, crosscut saws, hand saws, files...
960 p., illus., 25.7 cm, trade catalog
Topics: machinist's tools, pipefitter's tools, measuring tools, forestry tools, drills, woodworking tools,...
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336 p., illus., 90.4 cm (image size), trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, hardware store catalog, builder's hardware, furniture hardware, workbenches,...
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by Stanley Tools Division
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16 p., illus.,15.8 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, measuring tools, levels, carpentry tools, woodworking tools, Stanley instructions
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306 p., illus., 21.8 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, drafting tools, drawing instruments, measuring tools, surveying instruments, slide...
76 p., illus., 22.6 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, woodworking tools, measuring tools, planes, levels
82 p., illus., 31 cm (109.4 cm image size), trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, pencils, drafting tools, drawing tools, artist's supplies, slide rules,...
90 p., illus., 29.8 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, drafting tools, drawing instruments, measuring tools
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226 p., illus., 19.0 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, machinist's tools, measuring tools
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388 p., illus., 13.9 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, drills, screwdrivers, vises, levels, bit braces
International Tool Catalog Library
by Stanley Rule & Level Co.
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152 p., illus., 18.8 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, carpentry tools, woodworking tools, planes, levels, measuring tools, drills, hammers,...
International Tool Catalog Library
by Stanley Tools Division
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1 p., illus., 27.8 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, measuring tools, woodworking tools
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52 p., illus., 20.9 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalogue, tool catalog, engineer's tools, machinist's tools, measuring tools
International Tool Catalog Library
by Stanley Tools Division
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217 p., illus., 17.6 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, carpentry tools, woodworking tools, planes, levels, hammers, bit braces
International Tool Catalog Library
by Stanley Rule & Level Co.
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28 p., illus., 20.1 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, woodworking tools, planes, levels, measuring tools, drills
32 p., illus., 98.3 cm (image size), trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, hardware specialties, measuring tools, leather tools, ticket punches, woodworking...
International Tool Catalog Library
by Brown & Sharpe Manufacturing Co.
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382 p., illus., 18.3 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, machinist's tools, measuring tools
International Tool Catalog Library
by Stanley Tools Division
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236 p., illus., 17.7 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, carpentry tools, woodworking tools, planes, levels, measuring tools, drills, hammers,...
International Tool Catalog Library
by Stanley Rule & Level Co.
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20 p., illus., 15.4 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, carpentry tools, woodworking tools, planes, levels
International Tool Catalog Library
by Stanley Rule & Level Co.
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16 p., illus., 15.3 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, carpentry tools, woodworking tools, planes, levels
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388 p., illus., 18.7 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, machinist's tools, measuring tools, levels, jeweler's tools
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34 p., illus., 99.3 cm (image size), trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, crosscut saws, saw tools, saw sets, hand saws, butcher's tools, trowels, plasterer's...
88 p., illus., 19.5 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, machinist's tools, measuring tools, levels
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136 p., illus., 22.9 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, surveying instruments, levels
212 p., illus., 22.1 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, drafting tools, drawing instruments, measuring tools, surveying instruments
292 p., illus., 17.4 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, machinist's tools, measuring tools, levels, nippers
International Tool Catalog Library
by General Hardware Manufacturing Co., Inc.
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76 p., illus., 27.4 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, machinist's tools, woodworking tools, carpentry tools, electrical tools, plumbing...
International Tool Catalog Library
by Stanley Rule & Level Co.
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24 p., illus., 15.2 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, planes, levels, rules, hammers, woodworking tools
International Tool Catalog Library
by New Britain Machine Co.
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80 p., illus., 14.8 cm, trade catalog 
Topics: tool catalog, automotive tools, wrenches, auto body tools, measuring tools
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594 p., illus., 21.7 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, drafting tools, drawing instruments, measuring tools, surveying instruments, slide...
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36 p., illus., 29.6 cm, trade catalog
Topics: Werkzeugkatalog, Maschinistwerkzeuge, tool catalog, machinist's tools, measuring tools
412 p., illus., 22.6 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, drafting tools, drawing instruments, measuring tools, drafting furniture, artist's...
International Tool Catalog Library
by L.S. Starrett Co.
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116 p., illus., 18.3 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, machinist's tools, measuring tools, levels, nippers
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218 p., illus., 16.9 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, carpentry tools, woodworking tools, planes, levels, measuring tools, drills, hammers,...
328 p., illus., 26.7 cm, trade catalog
Topics: upholstery tools, carpet laying tools, brushes, needles, knives, scissors, measuring tools,...
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212 p., illus., 13.6 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, drills, screwdrivers, vises, levels
100 p., illus., 14.6 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, hardware store catalog, tool boxes and chests, plasterer's tools, trowels, levels,...
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572 p., illus., 21.6 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, drafting tools, drawing instruments, measuring tools, surveying instruments
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eye 181
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276 p., illus., 14.0 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, drills, screwdrivers, vises, levels
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174 p., illus., 22.2 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, machinist's tools, measuring tools
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348 p., illus., 13.7 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, drills, screwdrivers, vises, levels, machinist's tools, marking tools
International Tool Catalog Library
by Brown & Sharpe Manufacturing Co.
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eye 158
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470 p., illus., 14.4 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, machinist's tools, measuring tools, metalworking machinery
28 p., illus., 29.7 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, measuring tools, machinist's tools, Japanese tool catalog
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104 p., illus., 24.5 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, builder's hardware, gardening tools, hatchets, planes, measuring tools, chisels and...
84 p., illus., 22.1 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, measuring tools, surveying instruments, civil engineering tools, compasses
International Tool Catalog Library
by Southington Hardware Co.
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eye 127
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42 p., illus., 27.9 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, builder's hardware, measuring tools, screwdrivers, trowels, gardening tools, kitchen...